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Can Treating Hearing Loss Sooner Stave off or Slow Down Dementia? New Clinical Trial Aims to Find Out

Ear Science Institute Australia are leading a world-first, Western Australian study investigating whether treating hearing loss sooner can stave off or slow down dementia, loneliness, anxiety and depression. A 24-month randomized clinical trial will begin soon and will see a multi-disciplinary team of Western Australian researchers and healthcare workers joining forces to find out if…

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MDHearingAid Announces Partnership with Non-Profit, H.O.M.E.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — MDHearingAid, one of the largest direct-to-consumer hearing aid companies, has announced it is partnering with the non-profit Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) to give away 250 free hearing aids to seniors with low incomes who have shown signs of hearing loss. According the the announcement, “the hearing aids are…

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Starkey Releases New Mask Mode for Livio AI Hearing Aids

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey’s Thrive Hearing Control app now includes Mask Mode, a new custom memory that boosts the frequency response in certain channels to help patients better hear people who are wearing face masks. This new feature is available on select Livio technology levels. It is in addition to Starkey’s Edge Mode technology, available only in Livio Edge AI devices, which the company…

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ReSound Introduces New Face Mask Program for New ReSound ONE Hearing Aids

BALLERUP, DENMARK – ReSound today presents the new Face Mask Program at the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians’ Digital EUHA Congress 2020. This new hearing aid functionality helps make it easier for people who wear hearing aids to communicate with people wearing face masks, which is a new reality for many. This new hearing…

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BrightBenefits Launches Hearing Savings Program for Members

NASHVILLE, TENNESEE – BrightBenefits, a national dental and vision insurance organization, has today launched a hearing savings program. The discount program is available exclusively to members through a partnership with Your Hearing Network, a nationwide network of independent hearing care professionals.  While not an insured benefit, the new offering adds value to BrightBenefits members by…

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Researchers Create Ultra-Low Cost Hearing Device to Address Global Hearing Loss

Using a device that could be built with a dollar’s worth of open-source parts and a 3D-printed case, researchers want to help the hundreds of millions of older people worldwide who can’t afford existing hearing aids to address their age-related hearing loss. The ultra-low-cost, proof-of-concept device known as LoCHAid is designed to be easily manufactured…

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Starkey Expands Livio Edge AI Product Family; Announces New Features and Fitting Enhancements

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced an expansion of it’s award-winning Livio Edge AI line of hearing aids. Starkey is “putting the power of better hearing in the palm of users’ hands with more styles, more features, and new fitting enhancements”. This launch includes the introduction of the world’s smallest, most powerful rechargeable BTE*,…

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Phonak Announces Social Media Contest in Search of the “7 Wonders of Sound”

Stäfa, Switzerland – Phonak today announced the “7 Wonders of Sound” contest—a global social media contest in search of the seven most beautiful, interesting and memorable sounds on earth. The “7 Wonders of Sound” launch campaign and contest begins today in the United States and aims to foster a greater appreciation for the vital role…

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Phonak Launches Audéo™ Paradise Hearing Aids

STAFA, SWITZERLAND — Phonak, a leading global provider of life-changing hearing solutions, today announces next-generation Paradise hearing technology and introduces Audéo™ Paradise, the multifunctional hearing aid that delivers an excellent hearing experience with industry-leading wireless connectivity. With a host of newly developed hardware and software features “working perfectly in sync”, Paradise gives access to subtle…

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